Did you know 3 out of 5 same-sex couples meet online? It is 1 out of 5 for all couples. These stats stem from a new video released today by Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics. The clip features the latest statistics on social media and some of the numbers and perspectives presented are jaw-dropping. Watch the full video after the jump…

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Advocate Art Dept Call Me Maybe WeHoThe boys that brought you “Sh*t WeHo Queens Say” launched a new video last week to the tune of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.” The video features West Hollywood nightlife promoter Woody Woodbeck and drag queen Rhea Litre with their plethora of shirtless gogos and bartenders. See the video, after the jump!

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Superheroes Can’t Be Gay (Or Can They?)
Norwegian TV program Kollektivet (The collective) aired this hilarious satirical music video on Friday, featuring two closeted superheroes fighting their deepest inner urges while making fun of the fact that most superheroes fit the mold of a strong heterosexual male or female. View the video above!

Advocate Art Dept Perez HiltonLong gone are the days of bullying and being subjected to fat jokes for Perez Hilton. Today, in reaction to speculation that he lost weight via surgery, Hilton released an upbeat lip-synch video of him dancing around in his underwear to the Kat Graham song “Put Your Graffiti On Me.” On his website he states:

It’s been hard work! VERY HARD work! Over a long period of time! We have done it the slow and painful way! Naturally! We’ve really reprogrammed our brain and changed our whole life! We truly are happier than ever! We just wanna dance! So that’s what we did.

Watch the video, after the jump!

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Advocate ARt Dept Cypress Ranch Anti Bullying VideoLast week, the student body at Cypress Ranch High School came together to create a anti-bullying video to the song “Who Do U Think U R?,” a song written and sung by student Kaitlyn K. The project was filmed and performed entirely by the students in Cypress, TX. Watch the video after the jump!

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The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles sing Katy Perry’s Firework at The Advocate's 45th Anniversary Gala on Thursday night at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Ryan James Yezak, the young filmmaker and activist behind the viral videos “California Gays” and “The Gay Rights Movement” released a new video today titled “I Want To Know What It’s Like.” The video features LGBT people speaking up about their struggles in an emotional, rhythmic fashion. Check it out above!

This new webisode of Teens React features a group of teenagers priceless reactions to Rick Perry’s antigay “Strong” video. 


This is a perfect end to the week. A spoof of the YouTube sensation “The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger" has just hit the web, and not only does the foul-mouthed clip have the Advocate staff LOLing, but a few of them even make a cameo. At about 2:21 you can catch a glimpse of our General Manager Stephen Macias and CEO Paul Colichman looking mighty dapper at the recent Out100 gala. Watch out Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger, the Badass New Yorker is coming for your spotlight.

Watch the video after the jump!

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